The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 35 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 146 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.09% 44.79% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 91
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £163 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MOS
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya